Phi Beta Cons

‘Credential Creep’

People are noticing that “’Ph.D. lite’” professional doctorates, especially in the health sciences, are becoming the same kind of university cash cow that teacher education has long been. The Chronicle of Higher Education highlights “concerns about their uneven quality.”

For, where there is a cash cow, there is usually a drop in standards, often a precipitous one.
(tip: Virginia Fichera)


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